In both Europe and Finland, information-intensive industries have become the most important business sector. Moreover, information has become one of the most relevant products in the information society. Securing this business sector and its products is vital in the modern era.

The programme offers two different major subjects of information security: Cryptography and Data Security, and Networked Systems Security. The Cryptography and Data Security major subject educates future experts with strong and broad knowledge on mathematical aspects of cryptography and data security. The covered topics include, eg., modern asymmetric and symmetric cryptosystems, cryptographic protocols, and algorithms related to information security.

Career or after graduation opportunities

The degrees from this programme cover the different areas of information security. Based on the personally planned expertise profiles, successful careers as information security experts in the IT sector are achievable in Finland and abroad. The education also benefits from co-operation with regional companies.

Possible job titles are:

  • cryptography engineer
  • network security engineer
  • information security manager

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DEGREE AWARDED

Master of Science

APPLICATION PERIOD

3 December 2018 – 31 January 2019

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START DATE

Autumn 2019

DURATION

120 credits, 2 years of full-time study

FACULTY

Faculty of Science and Engineering

LOCATION

University of Turku

LANGUAGE

English

TUITION FEE

16 000 €

CONTACT INFORMATION

master-sci@utu.fi

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